The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 49 67 46
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing Firewall 53 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.67% 1.27% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.55% 7.58% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 4 13
Median daily rate £330 £325 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £307 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £356 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £361
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.01 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.30% -23.61%
Firewall
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
302 132 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.61% 16.79% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 80 42
Median daily rate £330 £500 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £620 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 81 (58.70%) Windows
2 67 (48.55%) Security Cleared
3 62 (44.93%) ITIL
3 62 (44.93%) Active Directory
4 61 (44.20%) HP
5 60 (43.48%) SC Cleared
6 58 (42.03%) Oracle
7 55 (39.86%) DNS
7 55 (39.86%) Clustering
8 53 (38.41%) High Availability
9 51 (36.96%) Microsoft
10 48 (34.78%) Unix
11 47 (34.06%) SQL Server
12 45 (32.61%) Linux
12 45 (32.61%) TCP/IP
13 44 (31.88%) Apache
13 44 (31.88%) SQL
13 44 (31.88%) Red Hat
14 42 (30.43%) Cisco
15 40 (28.99%) Load Balancing
16 39 (28.26%) Windows Server
17 38 (27.54%) WebLogic
18 37 (26.81%) VMware
19 36 (26.09%) Middleware
19 36 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
20 35 (25.36%) F5
21 34 (24.64%) PowerShell
22 33 (23.91%) Solaris
23 32 (23.19%) Sun
23 32 (23.19%) iPlanet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (31.88%) Apache
2 38 (27.54%) WebLogic
3 32 (23.19%) iPlanet
4 28 (20.29%) IIS
4 28 (20.29%) JBoss
5 24 (17.39%) Oracle Application Server
5 24 (17.39%) Tomcat
6 20 (14.49%) IBM Notes
7 13 (9.42%) MS Exchange
8 12 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.90%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.57%) Office 365
2 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (39.86%) DNS
2 45 (32.61%) TCP/IP
3 21 (15.22%) DHCP
4 14 (10.14%) SAN
5 13 (9.42%) Kerberos
6 11 (7.97%) FTP
7 10 (7.25%) NAS
8 9 (6.52%) LDAP
9 8 (5.80%) BIG-IP
9 8 (5.80%) HTTP
10 7 (5.07%) HTTPS
10 7 (5.07%) iSCSI
10 7 (5.07%) LAN
10 7 (5.07%) SSH
10 7 (5.07%) WAN
11 6 (4.35%) VPN
12 5 (3.62%) OpenLDAP
13 4 (2.90%) Network Security
14 3 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (34.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.90%) DB2
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (14.49%) MSI
2 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 14 (10.14%) Active Directory Engineer
2 14 (10.14%) Unix Engineer
3 13 (9.42%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (9.42%) Wintel Support
4 12 (8.70%) Administrator
4 12 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (6.52%) Network Engineer
5 9 (6.52%) Office 365 Engineer
5 9 (6.52%) Unix Administrator
6 8 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.07%) Unix Support
7 7 (5.07%) Unix Support Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.35%) Server Support
8 6 (4.35%) Solaris Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Project Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.09%) Middleware
2 31 (22.46%) J2EE
3 9 (6.52%) ISPF
4 8 (5.80%) JSP
5 3 (2.17%) Web Services
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 55 (39.86%) Clustering
2 17 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 12 (8.70%) Mainframe
5 11 (7.97%) Management Information System
6 9 (6.52%) CMDB
7 8 (5.80%) HACMP
8 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.17%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.45%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.45%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.45%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 81 (58.70%) Windows
2 48 (34.78%) Unix
3 45 (32.61%) Linux
4 39 (28.26%) Windows Server
5 33 (23.91%) Solaris
6 27 (19.57%) AIX
7 19 (13.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (8.70%) zOS
10 10 (7.25%) HPUX
11 9 (6.52%) MVS
11 9 (6.52%) SUSE
12 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (3.62%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.93%) ITIL
2 53 (38.41%) High Availability
3 40 (28.99%) Load Balancing
4 30 (21.74%) ITIL V3
5 20 (14.49%) Application Packaging
6 19 (13.77%) Configuration Management
7 18 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 17 (12.32%) Migration
9 14 (10.14%) Change Management
9 14 (10.14%) Incident Management
10 13 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (8.70%) Content Management
11 12 (8.70%) Problem Management
11 12 (8.70%) Six Sigma
12 11 (7.97%) Change Control
12 11 (7.97%) Project Management
13 10 (7.25%) CRM
14 9 (6.52%) E-Commerce
14 9 (6.52%) Knowledge Management
14 9 (6.52%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.88%) SQL
2 34 (24.64%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.70%) JCL
3 12 (8.70%) REXX
4 9 (6.52%) Java
5 8 (5.80%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.62%) Jython
6 5 (3.62%) Korn
6 5 (3.62%) Perl
6 5 (3.62%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.62%) Python
7 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (48.55%) Security Cleared
2 60 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 36 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.80%) IBM AIX Certification
4 8 (5.80%) MCITP
4 8 (5.80%) MCP
4 8 (5.80%) MCSE
4 8 (5.80%) MCTS
5 7 (5.07%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.90%) Degree
7 3 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.45%) CCNP
9 1 (0.72%) CCNA
9 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.32%) SLA
2 8 (5.80%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 62 (44.93%) Active Directory
2 30 (21.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 30 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (14.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (14.49%) Terminal Services
4 17 (12.32%) DFS Replication
5 9 (6.52%) Time Sharing Option
6 8 (5.80%) GPFS
6 8 (5.80%) vSphere
7 5 (3.62%) NFS
8 3 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.72%) KVM
9 1 (0.72%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.72%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 28 (20.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 25 (18.12%) OpenView
3 22 (15.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 20 (14.49%) Perfmon
5 14 (10.14%) HP SIM
6 10 (7.25%) NetBackup
7 8 (5.80%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (5.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (5.07%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 6 (4.35%) Control-M
9 6 (4.35%) Puppet
10 5 (3.62%) BladeLogic
10 5 (3.62%) SCOrch
11 3 (2.17%) SCCM
12 2 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (1.45%) WSUS
13 1 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
13 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 61 (44.20%) HP
2 58 (42.03%) Oracle
3 51 (36.96%) Microsoft
4 44 (31.88%) Red Hat
5 42 (30.43%) Cisco
6 37 (26.81%) VMware
7 35 (25.36%) F5
8 32 (23.19%) Sun
8 32 (23.19%) Veritas
9 28 (20.29%) Citrix
10 20 (14.49%) IBM
10 20 (14.49%) Lotus
11 13 (9.42%) BMC
11 13 (9.42%) CA
12 9 (6.52%) ServiceNow
13 8 (5.80%) BEA
14 6 (4.35%) CheckPoint
15 5 (3.62%) Dell
15 5 (3.62%) Juniper
16 4 (2.90%) Cognos
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